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Charlottesville: Southern Identity in Whom?

The Arnold’s have been in Tennessee since the early part of the 19th century. On my mother’s side, the Harts have been in North America two or three generations before that and in Tennessee just as long. My family proudly fought in the Army of Tennessee during the American Civil War and continues to live in Tennessee and Northern Alabama’s Tennessee Valley to this day. My roots in Tennessee and the US American South run deep. Read more...

Posted: Sun, Aug 13, 2017, Words: ~1000, Reading Time: 5 min

Evangelical Anglicans in the First American Century

Introduction The 19th century was a time of great action and change in the religious scene in America. Republican ideals and the new sense of freedom offered by America’s vast frontier led to great revivals of religion. Americans questioned the established churches and forged their own religious paths with nothing except personal conscience and the Bible as their guide. Within this context the post Revolutionary War remnants of the established English church remained in America. Read more...

Posted: Sun, Dec 27, 2015, Words: ~5600, Reading Time: 27 min